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Local School Event with Maria Scrivan

MONDAY, 6 DECEMBER & WEDNESDAY, 8 DECEMBER 2021 at 9AM (PT)

Maria Scrivan, Nat Enough series

Award-winning syndicated cartoonist and New York Times best-selling author & illustrator Maria Scrivan virtually visits local schools in early December to talk about the best-selling Nat Enough graphic novel series!  She'll talk about her creating process and demonstrate her drawing techniques.

Middle graders (both boys and girls) can relate to Nat:  Natalie has never felt that she's enough--athletic enough, stylish enough, or talented enough. And on the first day of middle school, Natalie discovers that things are worse than she thought--now she's not even cool enough for her best friend, Lily! As Natalie tries to get her best friend back, she learns more about her true self and natural talents. If Natalie can focus on who she is rather than who she isn't, then she might realize she's more than enough, just the way she is.

The reviews for the Nat books are terrific:

Named one of the year's best [graphic novel] books by The Washington Post

Maria writes funny, Maria draws funny, and Maria does it with a ton of heart. -- Jim Davis, creator of Garfield

What elevates Maria Scrivan's graphic novel is the refreshing honesty with which it approaches its subject matter. The tone is instructive but not preachy, as Natalie develops her talents as a cartoonist and discovers her individuality, which brings her not only the acceptance of others but, more importantly, self-acceptance. -- Financial Times

With the humor and illustrative style of a daily newspaper comic, debuting creator Scrivan's story of middle school minefields is gentle and timeless. -- Publishers Weekly

Scrivan's exuberant, comic strip-esque art and simple dialogue will entice a range of readers, who will relate to Nat's insecurities. -- School Library Journal

[A] straightforward, heartfelt story. -- Kirkus Reviews

This story of growing up is a perfect read for students new to middle school and those questioning where their talents lie. -- Booklist

We will have a limited number of signed bookplates for those buying the Nat Enough box set. The box set includes all 3 Nat Enough books- Nat Enough, Forget Me Nat, and Absolutely Nat. We will deliver FREE to the participating schools within a few days of the event, IF you note the name of the school, the teacher and the student's name, and select "School Event Delivery".  Or if you'd rather pick up the book at the store anytime, choose the free in-store pickup option.

Event date: 

Monday, December 6, 2021 - 9:00am to Wednesday, December 8, 2021 - 12:30pm

Event address: 

Virtual
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Nat Enough: A Graphic Novel (Nat Enough #1) Cover Image
By Maria Scrivan, Maria Scrivan (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338538199
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Graphix - April 7th, 2020

Forget Me Nat: A Graphic Novel (Nat Enough #2) Cover Image
By Maria Scrivan, Maria Scrivan (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338538243
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Graphix - September 1st, 2020

Absolutely Nat: A Graphic Novel (Nat Enough #3) Cover Image
By Maria Scrivan, Maria Scrivan (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338715392
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Graphix - September 21st, 2021

Definitely Nat: A Graphic Novel Box Set (Nat Enough #1-3) Cover Image
By Maria Scrivan, Maria Scrivan (Illustrator)
$38.97
ISBN: 9781338794625
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Graphix - October 19th, 2021